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Police officer shot and killed

A police officer with a regional force was shot and killed after responding to a domestic dispute in northern Quebec.

Sgt. Ronald McInnis of Quebec provincial police says a second officer was wounded but will be OK.

McInnis says the officers with the regional force KRPF were shot after responding to the call about 9 p.m. Saturday night in Kuujjuaq, Que.

They were taken to hospital, where one officer died. McInnis says no information is available about the officers.

Quebec provincial police remain at the scene today and have not been able to make contact with the man inside.

McInnis says the woman managed to escape and is all right.

The Canadian Press

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